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leash removal [video tutorial]

safety first remove the leash later [a video tutorial] Before you attempt any pet photography, please remember that no image is worth risking the safety of your pet. With dogs it is important that you only choose locations where dogs are...

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ready for a change [lifestyle biz]

is a lifestyle biz for you? you'll the freedom it can bring what is a lifestyle business? The term "Lifestyle Business" means different things to different people. Here's one definition: "A lifestyle business is a business that is set up...

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[cheat sheet] 5 tips to getting a lovely blurry background

make your subject really stand out you'll these 5 simple tips 5 tips [it's about depth of field] Tip 1: use aperture priority Unless you've mastered using your camera in Manual mode, set your DSLR camera to aperture priority. That's Av on a...

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pet photography capture the action [cheat sheet]

how to photograph dogs in action Flying ears, flapping tongues and crazy eyes. Action photos of dogs are often hilarious and always incredibly popular, but they're not always the easiest to capture. Pet photography can be difficult enough when your subject is sitting still, but...

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pet photography tip #1

welcome to our new pet photography tips series 1 minute(ish) video tips to help you take stunning photos of your pets Featuring Deb Sulzberger from Fur Babies and Friends Photography, award winning pet photographer based in Tasmania, Australia tip #1 start...

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get the most out of your compact camera

A question I get asked a lot by people who sign up for my Camera Basics course is this: Q: I have a compact camera, should I consider buying a DSLR? A: There are many other advantages of a DSLR (more on that in later posts) but we'll focus on the ability to adjust aperture and shutter...

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no cheese, please [photography]

photographing older kids In the last post we talked about getting natural and candid shots of younger children. In this post we tackle the dreaded “cheese" from the older children – from about 2 to 7 years. While the occasional photo of a toothy grin is cute and funny, is it really all you...

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right clients [lifestyle biz]

who are your [right] clients? Do you have a well-defined target market? Or, is it something like…"anyone that we think will pay us"? Do you believe that appealing to the widest possible market, the most possible people, is the most likely road to success and riches? Are you afraid to...

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keep it real [photography]

Welcome to Please Don't Say Cheese…a proud member of the Today is Different Lifestyle Classroom [and blog]! photographing children - keep it real! If you're a parent I'm sure you have at some time purchased a camera with the dream of getting lovely pictures of the kids? I'm sure you...

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about

about today is different the lifestyle classroom Think about who you were ten years ago, five years ago, last year! Depending on your age, you've either evolved into a different version of yourself or you've watched your life move into a different place. I can almost guarantee you that...

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